Gracie Fermelia

Chief Operating Officer, Causeway Capital

Gracie earned a BS, cum laude, in accounting from the University of Utah. She has served as a board member of Homeless Health Care Los Angeles and Neighborhood Youth Association.

Gracie is Chief Operating Officer of Causeway and is responsible for operations, compliance, trading, finance and human resources. She co-founded the firm in June 2001 and is a member of the operating committee.

From 1997 to 2001, Gracie was the business manager for the Hotchkis and Wiley division of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (HW-MLIM). At HW-MLIM, she managed the trading, marketing, client service and administrative functions of the team. From 1994 to 1997, she was the compliance officer of Hotchkis and Wiley.

During this time, she monitored compliance with client investment guidelines, applicable laws, rules and regulations, proxy guidelines and personal securities trading. From 1985 to 1994, Gracie was a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the investment company practice..